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Description of Brow antlered Deer – Sangai – Rucervus eldii eldii

Sangai (Rucervus eldii eldii) complete detail. Description of Brow antlered Deer – Sangai – Rucervus eldii eldii. Habit and habitat of Brow antlered Deer – Sangai. Distribution of Brow antlered Deer – Sangai. They prefer open scrub jungle, , areas of floating vegetation, or undulating land between rivers and hill ranges. Rucervus eldii eldii is a beautiful medium sized deer. Head to body length measures about …

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Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail

Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Classification of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). Habit and habitat of Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus). They found in scrubby habitats, with plenty of cultivated crops tall enough to offer shelter and open beneath to provide escape routes and easy travel. Size of adult Black francolin is between 33 …

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Blue tiger butterfly (Tirumala limniace) complete detail

Blue tiger butterfly (Tirumala limniace) complete detail. Description of Blue tiger butterfly (Tirumala limniace). Classification of Blue tiger butterfly (Tirumala limniace). Habit and habitat of Blue tiger butterfly. They prefer scrub forest, dry deciduous woodlands, and humid sub-tropical forests habitat. Blue Tiger Butterflies have brownish black upper parts, with bluish white semi hyaline spots and streaks. They have two pairs of filaments. They have many irregular sub terminal and terminal series of …

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Description of Phayre’s langur – Trachypithecus phayrei

Phayre’s langur (Trachypithecus phayrei) complete detail. Description of Phayre’s langur – Trachypithecus phayrei. Classification of Phayre’s langur. Habit and habitat of Phayre’s langur.  They prefer mixed moist deciduous forests, primary and secondary evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. They found in India, China, Thailand, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Vietnam. In India, they found in Assam, Mizoram, and Tripura, from sea level to 800 meters. The weight of male Phayre’s leaf …

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Description of Danaid Eggfly – Hypolimnas misippus

Danaid Eggfly (Hypolimnas misippus) complete detail. Description of Danaid Eggfly – Hypolimnas misippus. Classification of Danaid Eggfly. Distribution of Danaid Eggfly (Hypolimnas misippus).  Habit and habitat of Danaid Eggfly. Danaid Eggflies prefer wetlands, woodlands and open areas. They also found in desert, savannah, acacia scrub, well vegetated beaches, tropical rainforest, and botanical gardens. Males bask on the ground, or perch with wings half-open on bushes, to await …

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Description of Sambar – Rusa unicolor – Sambar deer

Sambar (Rusa unicolor) complete detail. Description of Sambar – Rusa unicolor – Sambar deer. Classification of Sambar (Rusa unicolor). Habit and habitat of Sambar. Distribution of Sambar. They prefer forest, marshy and wooded areas. They also found in tropical dry forests, seasonal moist evergreen forests, subtropical mixed forests and tropical rain forests. The weight of adult Sambar is between 100 to 320 kg. Head to body …

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) – complete detail – updated

Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) – complete detail – updated. Description of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Classification of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa).  Habit and habitat of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Hill myna like areas where rainfall and humidity are both high. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests. They occurs in moist or semi-evergreen forest in lowlands, hills and mountains. Size between …

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Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail

Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis) Complete detail – updated. Description of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Classification of Southern grey shrike (Lanius meridionalis). Habit and habitat of Southern grey shrike.  Southern Grey Shrike favors open country of various kinds, from semi-desert to farmland, and from health and bogs to partly forest tundra, with scattered trees, bushes or scrubs. It needs open areas with …

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Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated

Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) complete detail – updated. Description of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Classification of Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Habit and habitat of Common kingfisher. Common kingfisher is commonly found by streams, village tanks, roadside puddles, kutclui wells, brackish backwaters.  Common kingfisher is a medium sized colorful bird. Upper parts are bright metallic blue, including the head. The flight of the Kingfisher is rapid. They are omnivores. Both …

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State animal of Nagaland (Gaur) – complete detail – updated

State animal of Nagaland (Gaur) – complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Nagaland. Name of the State animal of Nagaland is Bos gaurus. Habit and habitat of Gaur. Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas.  They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in deciduous forest areas at the periphery …

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